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Tag: philanthropist

a book can’t be judged by its cover BUT…

to uplift, to inspire, and to shine a light of hope in our sometimes otherwise dark world are beautifully apparent.

I have BIG love for this lady who is not only an exceptional writer, but a woman who walks her talk in supporting both her enterprising peers AND charitable organizations within her community!

Elizabeth actively and consistently……


You really CAN give too much…

Just being me was always enough. I just didn’t know it.

Yesterday, I came across a fb post by Enterprising Heart, Life Messenger, Alison Grimley. It struck me as a conversation we need to have. So many of us love to give back to others in any way possible and we all have different reasons for……


“everyone starts in the basement” -julie cole

Giving is a part of who we are and our culture.

Julie Cole made me laugh and nod my head up and down, saying, ‘YES’ more than once the first time I heard her speak at a Mompreneur Conference in Toronto!

When you listen to Julie, you think, this is someone I could be friends with….she’d be……


kindness heals – rania walker

i was deeply moved by your story.

dear sweet rania walker,

look at that smile that emanates from your beautiful and giving soul!!!

i was deeply moved by your story.

it brought tears to my eyes and then a smile to my face.

it impacted my life and……


leave a legacy of leadership – sandy hatzis

inspired me to want to ‘be more’ and to ‘do more’ to make a difference in community

note from author:

life messages™ would literally not be where it is at without sandy hatzis!

sandy formed a group called MAFE (Milton and Area Female Entrepreneurs) that has evolved into a community in and of itself like no other i’ve……


build a community of leaders – jackie clark

she is living her dreams side by side with her family

note from the author:

i wish i had been able to go to jackie clark’s gym, firepower kids when i was a child!

so many children and a families have benefited from their positive, community and leadership-building experiences at firepower.

i first met jackie for a life messages™photo……


love the earth & impact future generations – sean james

sean is captivated by all that is natural

note from the author:

if you were to go to sean’s house, you might have the song ‘welcome to the jungle’ playing in your head or some mellow zenned-out meditation music with songbirds tweeting in the background 🙂 …take your pick, but his is a unique plot of land……


do your share – steve moffatt

steve moffatt is a man you can believe in.

note from the author:

steve moffatt is a man you can believe in.

you can see it in his eyes. you can feel it in his handshake.

it’s easy to have confidence that steve moffatt means what he says and says what he means.

his reputation precedes him and what you……


follow your dreams – tyler fergus

he constantly looks to find ways to give back to the same community that has helped him and his family.

note from the author:

question: what qualities make an effective leader?

answer: someone who is honest, confident, communicative, committed, intuitive, inspirational, creative- combined with a large dose of a positive attitude!

magician, photographer, fundraiser organizer……


pass the torch – athena & david o’connell

i was intrigued by the content of our interview and the resulting message. it’s as unique as they are while honouring the legacy of those they hold dear.

note from the author:

athena and david are partners in life, family and business.

they have fun together and get serious together.

our photoshoot for life messages™third book, enterprising hearts was……